Colorado’s Teen Birth Rate Fell 40 Percent Thanks To Free IUDs

6 Jul

Getty Images Rates of teen pregnancies and abortions have plunged in Colorado thanks to a six-year program that distributed free LARCs — long-acting reversible contraceptives — to teens and young women. The initiative provided women with free IUDs (intrauterine devices) … Read More »

The Yogi’s Power Squat Might Become Your Favorite Booty Workout

24 Jun

If you’ve taken a yoga class before, the instructor probably had you move into Utkatasana — the chair pose. Chair pose certainly burns — it works your quads, hamstrings and core all at once — but if you’re ready to … Read More »

This High And Low Lunge Sequence Will Better Your Balance And Your Booty

3 Jun

Better balance and a more toned tush can both be yours. In the video above from the experts at Udaya, yoga instructor Rudy Mettia will lead you through a sequence of simple, yogic lunge poses. The moves will strengthen your … Read More »

Here’s A Trick That May Help People Become Less Racist Sexist

31 May

AgustinBrtz | Flickr Scientists have long known that sleep boosts the brain, helping us consolidate memories and learn new things. Now, a provocative new study shows it may even have the power to help us reverse deeply rooted stereotypes against … Read More »

This Simple Yoga Sequence Will Help Anyone Build More Balance

27 May

This one goes out to anyone who has experienced even the slightest instability during yoga class. Nothing wrecks a yoga flow — or any exercise routine, for that matter — more than feeling like you’re going to fall over. But … Read More »

This Empowering Photo Campaign Will Change The Way You Look At Breast Cancer

22 May

Each October, popular culture becomes awash in pink ribbons, pink balloons and pink shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The publicity of breast cancer research, treatment and survival through the pink campaign may the most well-known way to raise money … Read More »